Paige Anderson

Freelance Russian Translator & Journalistic Writer

Location:Roanoke, Virginia, United States
2 Skills
2412 Stanley Avenue, Roanoke, VA 24014 • 540-589-1662 •
A. Paige Anderson

Graduation: May 2010 Presbyterian College Clinton, SC
Bachelor of Arts
Major in English, Minor in Music
GPA: 3.4 / 4.0 scale

January-July 2009 Goldsmiths University London, England
Study Abroad
Studied English and Theater at a university in London
Experienced English culture and historical/significant cities, and traveled throughout Europe

Work Experience
September 2010 - November 2012 United States Peace Corps Ukraine
Peace Corps TEFL Volunteer
• Worked in a Ukrainian school teaching English to students from 3rd to 11th grade
• Provided teacher training at schools in Ukraine
• Trained police officers in English to prepare for the World Cup Soccer Chapmionships
• First Peace Corps worker placed in Pervomaiskoye Village in the Crimea area of Ukraine to promote cross cultural understanding

August 2009-April 2010 Presbyterian College International Office Clinton, SC
Office of International Programs Assistant
• Assisted foreign students in cross-culture assimilation
• Taught English to international study abroad students

May – August 2008 Montreat Clubs Program Montreat, NC
Clubs Counselor: Day Camp for Children
• Worked as a counselor supervising up to 90 11-12 year old children
• Collaborated with co-workers to plan and implement activities
• Developed constructive and cooperative relationships
• Encouraged team building

Volunteer Experience
May 2010-September 2010 Fallon Elementary School Roanoke, VA
ESL Teaching Assistant Volunteer
• Observed an ESL teacher instructing a variety of elementary aged kids
• Offered supervised instruction

Fall 2006-Spring 2010 Presbyterian College Clinton, SC
Recycling Team Volunteer: student run program (named the 2008 Recycling Student of the Year by the S. C. Department of Health and Environmental Control)
• Collected campus recycling through a student run program on a weekly basis
• Coordinated campus-wide college recycling program (2009)
• Organized student volunteers to implement recycling on the entire college campus (2009)

Spring 2007 Big Brother Big Sister Clinton, SC
Big Sister Volunteer
• Developed a relationship with a child from Thornwell Foster Care
• Engaged in positive weekly visits and activities

2005-2006 Music Therapy Internship Roanoke, VA
Music Therapist at VA Hospital
• Worked as a cellist with a professional music therapist at a Veterans Administration Hospital
• Incorporated music therapy in helping patients deal with depression and grief

Skills and Interests:
• Russian: Language Proficiency Index: Advanced Mid
• Music: Cello